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#652063 - 14th Jan 2012 2:17pm Dot Matrix Printer
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Remember the old style printers with ribbons?
I'm looking for one if someone has one lying around in the loft.
Thanks.
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#652123 - 14th Jan 2012 4:56pm Re: Dot Matrix Printer [Re: DavidB]
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I'm curious what you want it for?

I've got one of the early colour dot matrix printers in my collection, not willing to move it on, but if you want to borrow it for some reason your welcome - got loads of ribbons for it but they will all be dry by now.
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#656567 - 21st Jan 2012 8:32pm Re: Dot Matrix Printer [Re: DavidB]
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To be honest, just to print stuff out on. Loved the noise etc about them! smile Can still get them cheap on ebay. smile
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#656645 - 21st Jan 2012 10:32pm Re: Dot Matrix Printer [Re: DavidB]
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Some of these are still used in places, I'm sure billy has one of these at work, I'll find out.
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#656786 - 22nd Jan 2012 1:30am Re: Dot Matrix Printer [Re: DavidB]
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Yeah, I remember they still use continuous for printing receipts and stuff in all kinds of car shops. wink
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